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Edamame Beans Recipes

Now Vegans Too Can Get Enough Proteins With Edamame Beans Recipes

Edamame beans are unripe soybeans in a pod, which have several health benefits. This article will provide you with a lot of information about this vegetable as well as some healthy recipes.
Aparna Jadhav
Last Updated: Mar 12, 2018
Edamame is a very famous preparation of unripe soybeans in countries like Hawaii, Japan, China, and Korea. It is often prepared by boiling in water with salt and other condiments, and served along with the skin of the beans. It is a very healthy food preparation as it consists of a number of nutrients. Its dried form is known as soybeans. It is a staple diet in the Asian countries. It is also used in weight loss diets, as it has the ability to increase metabolism, provide the necessary nutrients to the body, and gives a feeling of fullness. It is very rich in proteins and essential minerals.

Healthy Recipes

There are many ways to cook these beans and the simplest one is to boil them in salt water, and serve them whole, seasoned with black pepper. It is generally eaten when unripe and fresh, as it has the maximum amount of proteins at this stage. The dried ones; however, are also used for certain preparations, but are generally not preferred because of a lengthy cooking process.

Edamame Salad
Ingredients
  • Olive Oil, 1 tbsp.
  • Butter or Margarine, 1 tbsp.
  • Frozen or Fresh Edamame, 10 oz.
  • Sweet Onion, (chopped) ½ cup
  • Red Bell Pepper, (chopped) ½ cup
  • Drained Corn, 1 can
  • Celery, (diced) 1 stalk
  • Garlic Clove, (chopped) 1
  • Fresh Oregano, 1 tbsp.
  • Cayenne Pepper, ½ tsp.
  • Fresh Tomato, (chopped) 1
  • Lettuce Leaves
  • Salt and Pepper, as per taste
Directions
In a skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium flame and once the butter melts, add the beans. After that, add onions, sauté for some time and then put bell pepper, corn, garlic, and celery. Sauté all the ingredients together. Once the vegetables are soft and tender, coated with butter and oil, put in the oregano and cayenne pepper. Season it with salt and toss it well in the serving bowl. Sprinkle the tomatoes and serve it with some lettuce leaves as garnish.

Edamame Rice
Ingredients
  • Vegetable Oil, 2 tbsp.
  • Onion, (chopped) 1
  • Tomato, (chopped) 1
  • Uncooked Rice, 1 cup
  • Broth or Tomato Juice, 3 cups
  • Parsley, (chopped) 1 tbsp.
  • Shelled Edamame, 1 cup
  • Salt and Pepper, as per taste
Directions
Heat a skillet over medium flame and cook the onions in olive oil, till they turn soft and slightly brown. Add the rice and stir till the grains are coated with oil. Then add the broth, parsley, salt, and cook for 15 minutes. Once the rice is cooked well, add the beans and cook till it is tender and soft. Serve it with some rice topped with parsley.

I am sure that all you vegetarians now have a new favorite source of protein. Make the most of these recipes and stay healthy.
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Edamame salad